Indian appointed CEO of Motorola
Forty five-year-old Sanjay Jha, an Indian engineer, has been appointed as CEO of Motorola Mobile Devices. Earlier he was working at Qualcomm as its chief operating officer and president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT) group.
He was the first Indian executive to have risen to the top post of the San Diego headquartered company that is best known as the propagator of the CDMA (core division multiple access) cellular mobile technology.
Jha had started as a senior engineer at Qualcomm VLSI (very large scale integration) group in 1994 and was promoted as senior vice-president of engineering in 1998.